Taking taxis to task
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟲 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮.
A faceless war is raging against competition and regulation in the taxi industry as associations and rogue operators seem intent on running trains, buses, e-hailing, staff and school transport off the road. Threats, intimidation, and violence have escalated. Now, the City of Cape Town is ratcheting up the tension by introducing a new and unique bylaw which will hit the operators where it hurts – in their pockets. But can the city take back the routes and enforce the law as it impounds taxis on an industrial scale?
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